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incredulous

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of incredulous

  1. 1 inclined to doubt or question claims incredulous by nature, I'm of course very suspicious of anyone who claims to be able to communicate with the dead Synonyms of incredulous disbelieving, distrustful, doubting, skeptical, mistrustful, negativistic, questioning, show-me, suspecting, suspicious, unbelievingWords Related to incredulous paranoid (also paranoidal); critical, puzzled, quizzical; careful, cautious, guarded, gun-shy, leery (also leary), wary, watchful; cynical, experienced, knowing, sophisticated, worldly, worldly-wise; curious, inquiring, inquisitive, nosy (or nosey), snoopy; uncertain, unconvinced, undecided, undetermined, unsettled, unsure; hesitantNear Antonyms of incredulous green, ingenuous, innocent, naive (or naïve), simple, simpleminded, unknowing, unsophisticated, unworldly, wide-eyed; certain, confident, positive, sure; callow, inexperienced, raw; childlike, idealistic, impractical; beguiled, deceived, duped, gulled, tricked; careless, heedless, unsuspecting, unsuspicious, unwaryAntonyms of incredulous credulous, gullible (also gullable), trustful, trusting, uncritical, unquestioning

  2. 2 too extraordinary or improbable to believe an incredulous account of alien abduction that the tabloids had a field day with Synonyms of incredulous fantastic (also fantastical), implausible, inconceivable, incredible, unbelievable, uncompelling, unconceivable, unconvincing, unimaginable, unthinkableWords Related to incredulous debatable, disputable, dodgy [chiefly British], doubtable, doubtful, dubious, dubitable, far-fetched, fishy, flimsy, questionable, shaky, suspect, suspicious, unlikely, unreasonable; hopeless, impossible; absurd, comical, farcical, laughable, ludicrous, outlandish, preposterous, ridiculous, risible, silly; indefensible, insupportable, untenableNear Antonyms of incredulous likely, possible, probable; reasonable; certain, incontestable, indisputable, indubitable, questionless, sure, undeniable, undoubted, unquestionableAntonyms of incredulous believable, cogitable, conceivable, convincing, credible, creditable, imaginable, plausible, supposable, thinkable



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